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Cost of patent searches to avoid infringement

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This article aims to collect information on the costs of performing "freedom to operate" searches.

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According to US lawyer Dan Ravicher, the cost of getting a legal opinion after receiving a patent threat letter is US$40,000.[1]

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  1. http://www.pubpat.org/ftisaswptpresentation.htm - slide 12


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